Gibson leads Wofford to 75-42 blowout of SoCon rival Furman

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP)—Drew Gibson had 18 points and five assists to lead Wofford to a 75-42 blowout of Southern Conference rival Furman on Saturday.

The Terriers (13-9, 6-6 SoCon) jumped out to a 13-0 lead and never trailed as they held the Paladins scoreless for the first five and a half minutes of play.

Furman (4-18, 3-10) shot a paltry 24 percent from the field, including going 0-9 from long range, in the first half. Alex Opacic led the Paladins with 11 points and five rebounds.

Wofford led 37-17 at the half and started the second half with a 7-0 run to extend the lead. The Terriers would lead by as many as 36 when Matt Estep hit a 3-pointer with 6:12 left in the game to put Wofford up 73-37.

Wofford also got 13 points from Shane Nichols and 11 from Corey Godzinski.

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Alex Opacic Alex Opacic
2-5,  11 Pts
5 Rebs, 2 Assists
Drew Gibson Drew Gibson
7-9,  18 Pts
2 Rebs, 5 Assists

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